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Summer Herbal Syrups

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Summer herbal syrups

By Hazel Rain Watkins of Mother Medicinals An herbal syrup in the summer? Yes please! Most people know of herbal syrups due to the beloved wintertime wellness elderberry syrup, helping you and your family steer clear of sick days during cold and flu season. As the seasons change and river season swings into full effect […]

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A New View of Women’s Wellness

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dry calendula flowers

By Cami Logan As women, our bodies are highly complex and sensitive. A chorus of hormonal queues, involving numerous glands and organs, controls our rhythmic bodies. We live in a delicate balance, and as most of us know, it is far too easy to become unbalanced. Almost every woman experiences reproductive health issues at some […]

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Forage your own wild spring greens!

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miner lettuse

By Alene Sidle Spring is here! After a long wet winter the weather is starting to warm up, the trees are blooming, the grass is growing, and myriad of other plants are starting to show their pretty little leaves. Early spring is when wild edibles are at their most tender, succulent tastiness!Here in the Sierra […]

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Bitters

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dandelion and bee

By Daylin Wade, M.S. The taste of bitter is something that most of us avoid as a rule, yet this taste is highly underrated and overlooked in our culture. First of all, let’s consider that without the bitter, the sweet doesn’t taste so sweet. Adding a little bitter to our food makes for complex and […]

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The Deeper Gifts of Aphrodisiacs

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Pouring Eroteaque tea blend

By Penelope Sullivan Photo Credit: Gypsy Studio One of my favorite things to do at Remedy Garden is to decide which daily tea to brew from our wide array of in-house created blends. One of my new favorites is Ero-tea-que,  a combination of herbs which have aphrodisiac qualities. Not only have I enjoyed the expansiveness […]

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What are adaptogens?

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tea pot with herbal adaptogens

By Jahwei Chen-Graf, B. Nat (SCU)   Adaptogens are a class of medicinal herbs used since ancient times in China and India to improve strength, stamina and resilience. In China, they are known as Qi tonics and in India they are known as Rasayanas. As modern life becomes increasingly fast-paced and stressful, adaptogens can be […]

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Herbal Allies for Back-To-School

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By Cami Logan Summer is waning and temperatures are finally beginning to cool, which means its time for the kids to return to school. As all parents know, with so many people sharing space, viruses and infections are an inevitable risk. Luckily, there are a number of ways to help support your child’s immune system […]